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Medicare: 2022 deductible

Medicare plans have seen a price hike for the year 2022. This means your deductible will be higher.

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You need to meet a deductible before you’re able to really get financial help from your health insurance company.

As seniors struggle to afford food after the cost of inflation surpassed the COLA increase, they’re now struggling to pay for Medicare.

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Part A

Medicare Part A will see a 5% increase, according to AS.

The jump is around $28, bringing the total to $499 per month for 2022.

Anyone with less than 30 quarters of coverage and some with disabilities that have already exhausted other entitlement will feel the impact.

The inpatient hospital deductible in 2022 is $1,556 for the patients part of the cost for the first 60 days.

In 2021 the price was only $1,484.

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Part B

Most recipients have Medicare Part B.

This part covers outpatient and home care coverage.

Part B covers some medical equipment.

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The increase per month in 2022 is around $30, bringing the total monthly cost to $233.

The monthly premium will go up $21.60 so it’s $170.10 in 2022.

These premiums are automatically deducted from Social Security payments.

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